Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Asian fusion restaurant Asia de Cuba, in Morgans New York hotel, will close in October. The owners will replace it with a new concept.
Leske’s, the last Scandinavian bakery in Bay Ridge, closed back in May due to lease issues.
Pasita, a Venezuelan brick-oven pizza joint in the West Village, has shuttered after four years in business.
Joe’s bar in the East Village appears to be closed. The shutter is down and the phone has been disconnected.
Silver Lining, the offshoot of cocktail bar Little Branch, has soft-opened. It will offer craft cocktails, small plates, and live jazz.
The owners of the Peruvian rotisserie restaurants Pio Pio have opened Amaru, a pisco-focused bar, in a former Pio Pio space in Jackson Heights.
East End Kitchen brings organic, locally sourced, sustainable American bistro fare to the Upper East Side, cooked by a Joël Robuchon alum.
Upstate, in the East Village, will specialize in shucked oysters and other raw-bar items, as well as craft beer.
Pan-Latin Calle Ocho, formerly on Columbus Avenue, has reopened on 81st Street on the Upper West Side.
Hotel Chantelle on the Lower East Side is getting a new rooftop restaurant. The roof is retractable so it’ll be open year-round.
Beer Table’s Midtown offshoot, Beer Table Pantry, will offer growlers of craft beer, like from Ithaca Beer Company and Southampton, as well as bottles.
Prospect Heights welcomes Chuko, a new ramen joint by Morimoto alums Jamison Blankenship and David Koon.
Maharlika, a new-wave Filipino restaurant, will be open from August 1 through January 2012 in the East Village.
Flushing gets a new massive Asian market. Sky Foods features a huge organic section in its 36,000-square-foot space.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 29, 2011